Patterson High teacher and coach Brandon Harden resigned today as an employee of St. Mary Parish schools. St. Mary Superintendent Leonard Armato only confirmed Harden’s resignation was effective immediately and stated it was received today. He did not comment beyond that.

Below from left are Jared Ross and Tammilee Kelly, assistant principals at Centerville High School; Deputy Walter Shepherd and Sergeant Oscar West, school resource officers; Chief of Staff Gary Driskell; Centerville High School Principal Kristina Estay; Detective Whytley Jones; Captain Sennet Wiggins; Detective Beau Martin, also pictured above; and Morgan City Fire Department Assistant Chief Daniel Clemons.

Working through school resource officers with the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office, principals of J.S. Aucoin Elementary and Centerville High School held active shooter response drills for faculty.

St. Mary seniors play bingo Wednesday at the St. Mary Senior Citizens Center in Morgan City. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

A recent WalletHub study ranks Louisiana overall as No. 8 in the nation with the best elder-abuse protections. But even with the best protections, St. Mary seniors are still cautioned to be proactive protecting themselves, even when it comes to family.

Below from left are Jared Ross and Tammilee Kelly, assistant principals at Centerville High School; Deputy Walter Shepherd and Sergeant Oscar West, school resource officers; Chief of Staff Gary Driskell; Centerville High School Principal Kristina Estay; Detective Whytley Jones; Captain Sennet Wiggins; Detective Beau Martin, also pictured above; and Morgan City Fire Department Assistant Chief Daniel Clemons.

St. Mary seniors play bingo Wednesday at the St. Mary Senior Citizens Center in Morgan City. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

Tri-City kids head back to school

Above, Patterson High students stand around waiting for school to being today, the first day of classes for St. Mary public schools. Second from the top, Berwick Junior High students Grace Campbell, Zach Campbell and Annemarie Campbell are greeted by sixth-grade English teacher Angie Kulka. At the bottom, Morgan City High students wait for the doors to open about 7 a.m. today. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

St. Mary Parish schools are off to a positive first day of school despite one minor hiccup with one of the buses.

Two parish teams in tourney

Team Louisiana, at top, strung together a 1-1 record in action in the 2016 Dixie Youth World Series in Laurel, Mississippi. They will take North Carolina tonight at 5:45 p.m. in the Dixie Youth World Series in Laurel, Miss. At bottom, the Patterson 10U Softball All-Stars, above with Patterson City leaders last week, finished 2-0 in pool play at the Babe Ruth World Series in Jensen Beach, Florida. Patterson will return to action today when it faces the winner of Pit County, North Carolina, and the New Jersey Lasers.

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January 16, 1948- December 6, 2016
Frank S. Maddix, 68, a resident of Stephensville, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016, at his home surrounded by his loving family.

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